Coleman Movers & Shakers — Rhonda Pointon, Brent Donnelly, and Webster Bank

March 26, 2020 

By Caity Witucki
Contributing Editor, Coleman Movers & Shakers

Coleman Movers & Shakers — Rhonda Pointon, Brent Donnelly, and Webster Bank

Rhonda Pointon Becomes President and CEO of NADCO

On Tuesday, NADCO introduced Rhonda Pointon as its new President and CEO. Pointon has served in the SBA lending industry for over 30 years and brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and passion to her new position. 

Pointon joined NADCO in March 2013, serving as Chief Operating Officer and SVP Regulatory Affairs and Training. During her time as Chief Operating Officer and SVP Regulatory Affairs and Training, Pointon spearheaded regulatory affairs, representing the organization before SBA and other federal agencies. Prior to joining NADCO, Pointon served as part of the executive management team of Congressional Bank as a Senior Vice President. She also spent seven years as a Business Development Officer/Lender with Business Finance Group, a Certified Development Company in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

 Rhonda earned her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

SBA Names Brent Donnelly Director for the Montana District Office

The SBA recently named Brent Donnelly as its new director for the Montana District Office. He previously served as the Deputy District Director for the same office, which is based in Helena. 

After graduating from Pacific Lutheran University with a B.A. in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management, Donnelly spent over 10 years working in private sector residential and long term agricultural real estate lending, including work with the secondary market through the Farmer Mac I program.

Prior to entering federal service, Brent was a small business owner running a finance company and home improvement company. In 2009, Donnelly was hired by the USDA Rural Development and served in several capacities including as the Director of the Business-Cooperative programs for Montana.

In his spare time, Donnelly volunteers with several local organizations including 4-H, FFA, youth sports and his church.  He is married with four children.

Webster Bank Makes Forbes’ List of America’s Best Banks

New England’s top SBA lender, Webster Bank, was once again included in Forbes’ list of America’s Best Banks, ranked at number 49 in the country.

“Webster is proud to once again be recognized as one of the country’s leading banks,” says Webster President and CEO, John R. Ciulla. “This is a reflection of the quality and dedication of our 3,400 values-guided Webster bankers who excel in service to our customers, our communities and one another.”

Over the years, Webster Bank has become a leading mid-sized bank in the Northeast with more than $30 billion in assets and 157 banking centers from greater New York City to Boston. Webster offers a full range of financial services, including small business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust, and investment services.